Striding Sphinx Furniture Inlay

Illustration

William Brown
by The Israel Museum, Jerusalem
published on 15 February 2020
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Striding Sphinx Furniture Inlay

This object is an ivory furniture inlay depicting a striding sphinx. It was excavated from Samaria and dates to the Iron Age II (9th–8th century BCE). It has a length of 3.3 cm and a width of 2.6 cm. (The Israel Museum, Jerusalem)

©The Israel Museum, Jerusalem. Used with permission. Israel Antiquities Authority 1933-2597, Archaeology/Israelite & Persian Periods.

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Jerusalem, T. I. M. (2020, February 15). Striding Sphinx Furniture Inlay. Ancient History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.ancient.eu/image/11914/

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